West Monmouthshire Omnibus Board Records 1927-1981

Summary Information

Gwent Archives
Records of the West Monmouthshire Omnibus Board
1.0 not recorded
General Physical Description note
(24 items)

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Biographical/Historical note

The West Monmouthshire Omnibus Board provided public transport to the valleys of West Monmouthshire during the 20th century.

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Scope and Contents note

Records of the West Monmouthshire Omnibus Board, 1927-1981, including minute books, 1927-1974; financial records, 1927-1976; correspondence, 1938-1981; miscellaneous, 1959-1974.

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Arrangement note

Arranged into the following: Administration; Finance; Correspondence; Other.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

 Gwent Archives

Conditions Governing Access note

Usual conditions apply

Conditions Governing Use note

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Accruals note

Accruals are not expected

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Source not recorded

Appraisal note

All records deposited at Gwent Record Office have been retained.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)


  • Buses--Wales--Monmouthshire; West Monmouthshire Omnibus Board--Records and correspondence;

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Other Finding Aids note

Hard copies of the catalogue are available in Gwent Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.

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Collection Inventory


 D3680/1 Minute Book (signed minutes) 1927-1928 

 D3680/2 Minute Book (signed minutes) 1928-1929 

 D3680/3 Minute Book (signed minutes) 1929-1930 

 D3680/4 Minute Book (signed minutes) 1930-1931 

 D3680/5 Minute Book (signed minutes) 1931-1932 

 D3680/6 Minute Book (signed minutes) 1932-1934 

 D3680/7 Minute Book (signed minutes) 1934-1936 

 D3680/8  Minute Book (signed minutes) 1936-1938 

 D3680/9 Minute Book (signed minutes) 1938-1945 

 D3680/10  Minute Book (signed minutes) 1945-1951 

 D3680/11 Minute Book (signed minutes) 1951-1959 

 D3680/12  Minute Book (handwritten) 1968-1974 

 D3680/13 Minute Book (signed minutes) 1971-1974 

 D3680/14 Minutes (signed minutes) 1968-1970 

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 D3680/15  Nominal Ledger 1938-1945 

 D3680/16 Nominal Ledger 1938-1956  

 D3680/17 Nominal Ledger 1957-1973 

 D3680/18  Nominal Ledger 1974-1976 

 D3680/19  Final Accounts 1927-1937 

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 D3680/20 Letter Book No. 4 1938-1943 

 D3680/21 Correspondence concerning Local Government Act 1972 and future of W.M.O.B. 1973-1974 

 D3680/22  Correspondence concerning travel concessions for retired employees (found in D3680/13). 1981 

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 D3680/23 Agendas,Minutes, and Biographical Notes on Mr. R. T. Brown, general manager of W.M.O.B., and Mr. G.H. Coleman, Financial Officer and Deputy General Manager (found in D3680/11). 1959  

 D3680/24  Miscellaneous Bundle including: Annual Report 1966, 1974 Abstracts of Accounts Proposed Fares 1970 Outline of sick pay scheme n.d. 1966, 1970, 1974 

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